Author Archives: Marisa Treviño

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Video: New campaign launched reopening national dialogue to reform U.S. juvenile justice system

Video: New campaign launched reopening national dialogue to reform U.S. juvenile justice system

LatinaLista — There’s a saying that says “You do the crime, you do the time.” For thousands of teens and young adults who make one stupid mistake in their lives, or even a series of petty, irresponsible mistakes, they are finding themselves locked away in county jails and juvenile detention centers doing their time. In

Guest Voz: Amnesia of women’s roles in American history robs next generation to advance further

By Kamala Lopez LatinaLista As I watched the premiere of Jennifer Lee’s excellent new documentary, Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation at the L.A. Women’s International Film Festival, I had an unpleasant déjà vu moment. Once again, I was learning about American women’s history, my history, through random happenstance. This had happened to me several years

Latina UC Berkeley professor lends her voice to Guatemala’s indigenous in genocide trial of former dictator

LatinaLista — UC Berkeley anthropologist and professor, Beatriz Manz, is spending her Spring Break south of the border but it’s not for fun in the sun. Rather, it’s to provide testimony in a court case that is riveting international human rights watchers. Manz, an anthropologist and expert on Guatemala’s Mayan community and the abuses they

Gulf Coast Immigration Attorneys Go To Washington

La Costa Latina April 11 is the National Day of Action (NDA), an event sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). On the National Day of Action, hundreds of AILA members from around the country will descend on Washington, D.C. to meet with their congressmen and senators. The purpose of NDA is for AILA

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